LIBERO VIRGINIA is dedicated to providing interesting, high-quality programs with experienced coaches focused on safety, healthy minds, strong bodies and good mood with a tradition of excellence.
OUR MISSION is to help kids to build their self-esteem and self-confidence through sport.
Why LIBERO VIRGINIA?
- It’s a good place to learn everything about volleyball, healthy lifestyle and passion for sports.
- Our coaches come with fresh energy and a lot of experience from the United States and Europe. They are dedicated to their students.
- LIBERO VIRGINIA is the right place to learn about team spirit, to learn how to become a winner and to respect your rival.
- At LIBERO VIRGINIA children meet new friends with whom they can share the joy of victory and the hard work at the practices.
- LIBERO VIRGINIA is a 10,000 square feet full service, clean and safe facility located just 3 minutes from Dulles Town Center.
Founder of Libero Virginia Volleyball Club
Head Coach U12’s Team and U16’s Team
Coach Vladimir is coaching men’s and women’s competitive teams. He is dedicated to his students and focused on their goals. Holds students, parents and staff in high esteem, and interacts with the greatest degree of professionalism and personal integrity. Background includes leadership in the educational field and in business.
⇒ Strong organizational and motivational skills
⇒ PhD from the University of Nis, major Sport and Physical Education
⇒ Certified in Safe Sport Training
⇒ Certified in Chesapeake Region – IMPACT Program
⇒ Certified in First Aid
⇒ Certified in CPR
⇒ Excellent communication skills with students and parents
VOLLEYBALL PLAYING CAREER
⇒ Volleyball Club Nis, Serbia⇐
⇒ University of Nis, Serbia⇐
⇒ Volleyball Club Remont, Cacak, Serbia⇐
⇒Volleyball Club Red Star, Belgrade, Serbia⇐
⇒ Volleyball Club Milos Crnjanskij, Belgrade, Serbia⇐
⇒ Volleyball Club Obilic, Belgrade, Serbia⇐
⇒ Volleyball Club NS-SEME, Novi Sad, Serbia⇐
⇒ Volleyball Club Cacak, Serbia⇐
Also used to work:
• Student Volleyball Club in Nis, Serbia;
• Sloboda Volleyball Club in Cacak, Serbia;
Head Coach U14’s Team
Coach Milena enters her 4th year as a head coach at Libero. Milena brings lots of love and passion for the game, as well as many years of experience coaching at different levels and years of experience as a former collegiate player.
Milena is a firm believer in providing players the opportunity to be able to achieve their athletic goals in an environment that is safe, positive and educational. She believes in the power of athletics to not just build better players but also develop better people on and off the volleyball court. Her top priorities are teaching players to have love and passion for the game, emphasizing basic skill and individual player development and teaching players to be well-rounded by instilling life skills such as responsibility, commitment, trust, and teamwork. Her goal is to train athletes to be proactive learners, show accountability, set high standards and believe in their ability.
⇒ 15 years of playing experience
⇒ 7 years coaching youth sports
⇒ CAP I, IMPACT, Safe Sport certified
⇒ B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering
⇒ Patent Examiner – United States Patent and Trademark Office
VOLLEYBALL PLAYING CAREER
⇒ Mladi Radnik Volleyball Club, Pozarevac. Serbia
⇒ Gimnazija Jovan Serbanovic, High school Varsity Team, Pozarevac, Serbia
⇒ NCAA Division I, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (full scholarship)
⇒ Beach volleyball team – Ocean City, MD, Virginia Beach, VA
Head Coach U13’s Team
Coach Bill enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for volleyball with kids and has coached across varying age groups and skill level. He has been playing volleyball for almost 30 years and hopes to continue playing for many more.
⇒15 years coaching youth sports
⇒Safe Sport Training Certified in 2017
⇒USAV IMPACT Certified in 2010
⇒USAV CAP I Certified in 2012
⇒B.S. Psychology from Virginia Tech
⇒Federal manager with 30 years of service
⇒ Respect the game, its rules, and its participants ⇐
⇒ Play to the best of your ability ⇐
⇒ Always work to improve and be open to learn and change ⇐
⇒ Practice hard and with focus and you will play like you practice ⇐
⇒ Have fun! ⇐
Assistant Coach for U12’s and U14’s
Coach Nadya enjoys sharing her passion for volleyball with kids. She likes to help her players to improve their skills. She likes to teach them the game, which she loves. “Play Hard, Play Together, Play Smart” is the right tagline for her coaching philosophy.
⇒ More than 10 years of playing experience
⇒ More than 2 years coaching youth sports
⇒ IMPACT and Safe Sport certified
⇒ M.S. in Journalism
⇒ More than 20 years of experience in Journalism
VOLLEYBALL PLAYING CAREER
⇒ Middle and High sport school team, Ch
⇒ Chelyabinsk Polytechnic University team (Russia) for 2 years
⇒ Moscow State University team (Russia) for 5 years
Head Coach for U15’s Team and U17’s Team
Coach Kory believes in creating a positive learning environment where the youth learn sportsmanship, fundamental skills, teamwork, and responsibility. Coach Kory feels that players can learn life lessons and skills from their development on and off the court. Coach Kory likes to focus on programs that emphasize skill development, fair play, teamwork, cooperation, sportsmanship and responsibility.
In addition to coaching volleyball, Coach Borde has coached soccer with Jefferson Youth Soccer Association in the American Youth Soccer Organization and Loudoun Soccer, Football with the AYFL and Baseball with DLL. He also has organized and supervised a number of volleyball tournaments, clinics and camps within the area.
In addition to his duties as a coach, Coach Borde is married and is the father of 4 children, all of who are involved in sports in the community. He is a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Ashburn, VA and supports the Ashburn community through sponsored fund raising programs. He believes athletics can be used to teach life lessons that can be used to help student athletes fulfil their calling to greater futures. He has lived in Northern Virginia since 1989 and has been an integral part of the community through various community organizations, clubs and school programs.
As a player Coach Borde has played Volleyball at the High School level and beyond. He was an integral part in his High School’s dominance and Championship victory during the SAISA (South Asia International School Association) conference tournament in 1987. He has also competed in multiple clubs throughout Northern Virginia, Maryland and Florida in both beach and indoor Volleyball. Coach Borde attended the University of Tampa where he played soccer at the collegiate level.
Coach Kory’s coaching Philosophy: Respect for yourself and teammates
Take full responsibility of your actions, Develop and demonstrate loyalty to your team, Communication is Key, Discipline yourself, Attendance and Participation are key to improvement, Make hard work your passion, Work Smart, Put the team before yourself. Make winning an attitude. Be a competitor. Change is a must, Handle success modestly
Assistant coach U15’s team
Coach Stephanie has been coaching at John Champe High School since last year. She is the Head Varsity and Head Freshman Coach. She coached Volleyball at Paul VI Catholic High School for 3 years and was a Coach at Northern Virginia Volleyball Association (NVVA) from 2018-2020. She has been playing volleyball since she was in middle school, and played all four years in high school and was captain of the Varsity team her senior year. She continued to play club at George Mason and was president of the club her junior year.
She graduated from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science in Tourism and Events Management with a minor in Criminology this past summer.
⇒ USA Gymnastics Certified Member
⇒ 14 Years of Gymnastics Background
⇒ ACE Group Fitness Instructor Certified
⇒ Kangoo Jumps Instructor Certified
⇒ USA Gymnastics Safety Certified
⇒ CPR & First Aid Certified